Decolonial theory

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Counter-mapping

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Counter-mapping refers to the effort of mapping against dominant power structures with the aim of creating social or political change. 

Critical cartography

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Critical cartography refers to the academic field in which products and processes of cartography are critically analysed in order to reveal hegemonic power-relations.

Hidden transcripts

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Hidden transcripts is a concept often used in discussions of power and resistance, and it refers to forms of resistance and dissent that are kept out of sight for those in power.
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On racism and how to read Hannah Arendt

Column
Ana Deumert
25/02/2020
8 minutes to read

In this column Ana Deumert looks at the work of Hannah Arendt. She asks how scholars can engage with her work, given the persistent presence of racist tropes in her writings.

Mariam Duranni

Diggit profile: Mariam Durrani

Interview
Jan Blommaert
11/02/2020

Mariam Durrani addresses globalized sexism, racism and injustice in her academic work as well as through a variety of other channels and media.

Racism and the politics of the beach

Column
Ana Deumert
27/11/2019
7 minutes to read

It's time to talk about racism and beach apartheid. Ana Deumert discusses ‘the beach’ as part of the settler-colonial imaginary in South Africa.

What is your name English course

Academic guidelines, generalization and inequality

Column
Marissa Bakx
16/09/2018
5 minutes to read

Day in day out, we as scholars use academic guidelines like the APA referencing style. This form of standardization is broadly accepted by the academic world. But did you ever think about the system of standardization itself? 

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